Canon U.S.A. (http://www.usa.canon.com/) has announced three Photo All-In-One (AIO) printers — the PIXMA MG4220 Wireless, PIXMA MG3220 Wireless and PIXMA MG2220. A new feature for these print, copy and scan printers is My Image Garden software, which combines various tools to help consumers organize memorable photos and create new photo projects by unlocking images stored on computers.
There is also a new Facebook application, Print Your Days, allowing users to access and customize their photos stored on the social networking site. Through the support of Wi-Fi connectivity, the Canon PIXMA MG4220 and PIXMA MG3220 Wireless AIO printers allow users to print from almost anywhere.
The PIXMA MG4220 model provides access to the Canon PIXMA Cloud Link for printing of images and documents stored online. As part of this feature, the printer supports Google Cloud Print for printing from Gmail and Google Docs on a mobile device and from the Google Chrome browser for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome computers.
For registered users of Picasa Web Albums, users can wirelessly access photo albums directly through both wireless printers without the use of a computer. All users will have access to exclusive printing templates including stationery, envelopes, memos, calendars and many others. In addition, both wireless models work in tandem with the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint mobile app, for use with compatible Android and Apple smartphones and tablets, providing printing of photos and PDFs of documents.
Each new printer uses the FastFront feature for changing of ink and paper from the front of the printer and can also produce borderless edge-to-edge 4 x 6-inch photos in approximately 44 seconds at a maximum color resolution of 4800 x 2400 dpi. For the PIXMA MG4220 Wireless and PIXMA MG3220 Wireless printers, Auto Duplex printing has been included to help reduce overall paper usage costs.The Canon PIXMA MG4220 Wireless Photo AIO printer also has a 2.5-inch LCD screen for viewing of menus and images.
The estimated selling price of each printer is US$129.998 for the PIXMA MG4220 Wireless Photo AIO printer, $79.998 for the PIXMA MG3220 Wireless Photo AIO printer and $69.998 for the PIXMA MG2220 Photo AIO printer.